22 Year Old NBA Player Announces Retirement Due to Depression

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Tyrell Terry, 22, a former NBA player, decided to retire from basketball. He claimed that he was overcome by anxiety and despair.

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Tyrell Terry made his debut at the G League 2021. He recently announced on his Instagram that he was quitting the sport after experiencing some of the most difficult times in his life.

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Terry said in his post: "Intrusive thoughts and waking up nauseous and finding myself struggling with normal breaths due to the rock that would sit upon my chest that seemed heavier than I could bear."

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He said that the sport had caused him anxiety, but that he is thankful for the many opportunities that have been opened to him. He stated that he cannot continue to do something he is not in love with.

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Terry ended by asking for an apology from those he had disappointed and thanked the people who understood. He would take a new path that would bring him joy.

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A Dallas Mavericks draft pick in the second round in 2020 selected him. He was also a stellar player at Stanford College.

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Tyrell said that his anxiousness caused him to go through dark times, which made him lose interest.

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Terry's debut season for the Mavs saw him participate in just 11 games. He spent most of his rookie year in the NBA's G League. Terry signed temporarily with the Memphis Grizzlies, before being released in the 2021-22 season.

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